March 31, 2011

I told my friend Mary how confused I was about the new Facebook and how I knew I had to create a fan page especially since I assigned it as homework in my 30 Days to a Book Launch series. She got so mad at me, she wrote me this letter! Dear Katie, I’m skipping…

March 30, 2011

I decided to distract my web site designer, Chad Tomlinson, from the task at hand: this site! Yes, we still have the last bits of work to do here but I really wanted to interview him for this series. I’ve had a lot of fun working together, video chatting with him, laughing, and stressing out…

Chautauqua
March 30, 2011

Candy Fleming talks about the magical writer’s workshop at Chautauqua and why you should go. Subscribe for: iPod, iPhone & iTunes / Zune / Android Or click to download Buy Amelia Lost Show Notes:   Today’s interview was unplanned – well, I planned it once I knew I was doing it! I mean, I hadn’t…

March 29, 2011

Right before I met my site designer, Chad Tomlinson, I learned about one mistake I’d made with my previous site. I had used a hybrid designer/programmer. I’m sure there are programmers who do both well, and my last site was impressive in its prehistoric day, but this time I wanted someone who specialized in design…

March 28, 2011

As I was writing this post, I found out something awesome, and I’m going to share it with you. I’ll let you know when you get to it. Whether you’re an author with a site that has looked the same forever or are new to website mastery but have just completed the assigned homework, everyone…

March 27, 2011

Before I learned to think globally, I pretty much only focused on my own books and how could I get them some press, or get the word out on my work in general. It was definitely more difficult to promote other books as easily as it is now, what with “like” buttons, the ability to…

March 26, 2011

Reciprocity is my favorite word when it comes to social media. Pop quiz: what I wrote in an earlier piece? What is the operative word in “social media”? Answer: Social Being social means being generous. After all, who wants to be social with someone who’s only all about him- or herself? I know it’s easy…

March 25, 2011

You are not a twit. You just don’t get it yet. I didn’t either, and it took a lot of friends’ explanations and watching to really become involved in Twitter. It’s a very powerful tool for your business, so listen up! One difference between Facebook and Twitter is that on Facebook, you need to be…